Chocolate Kefir bread

(from greenfood’s recipe box)

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 80 minutes
Serves 16 people


  • 1 cup milk kefir
  • 13/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup organic unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • ⅓ cup nuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Mix together flour and kefir. Cover and soak 12-24 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  3. Grease bottom only of 8”x4” or 9”x5” loaf pan.

  4. In a large bowl, combine the sugar and butter, blend well.

  5. Add eggs and blend well. Add flour-kefir mixture, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Blend just until the dry ingredients are moistened.

  6. Stir in the nuts and chocolate chips. Do not over-mix. Pour into greased pan.

  7. Bake 55-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

  8. Cool 15 minutes before removing from the pan and setting on a wire rack. Cool the bread completely before serving.

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